Tour De Force

we will never forget The Tour de Force's dual mission is to honor the victims of 9/11 by keeping their memory alive through cycling events and to raise funds, to benefit the families of police officers, who were killed in the line of duty, each year, nationwide, making the ultimate sacrifice. The Tour de Force is a registered 5013 charity with the IRS.

10th Annual 9/11 Memorial Ride

2014 9/11 Memorial Ride

On 9/11 Three Hundred participants will depart from the Boston Marathon Finish Line along wih one hundred and fifty Sean's Ride participants and cycle through Boston, into Rhode Island, through the New England countryside to the Connecticut coast. After a ferry ride across the sound, the journey will continue through Long Island's wine country and into NYC to the Freedom Tower.


TDF Honors PO Jay Sheridan with a Memorial Bike Ride
3 Pittsburgh Heros HonoredTDF West Region Coordinator Bill Pontious presents a TDF jersey and a $5,000 check to the widow of Jay Sheirdan after Bill and 10 members of the Aurora Police TDF team honored Jay with a 60 mile ride from Aurora to Limon.

Police Officer Patrick O'Rourke Remembered
3 Pittsburgh Heros HonoredThe TDF's Dave Slazinski presents Amy O'Rourke with a check for $5,000 to honor her husband's ultimate sacrifice.


P.O. Glen Ciano Remembered
3 Pittsburgh Heros HonoredTDF board members, P.O. John Gaglinao and P.O. Jim Parker, (Both from Suffolk County PD) present P.O. Glen Ciano's widow with a check for $5,000


3 Pittsburgh Heros Honored
3 Pittsburgh Heros HonoredPittsburgh Det. Joe Lewis & Pittsburgh Firefighter Rob Lewis, present $5,000 checks to Stephen Mayhle's wife, Eric Kelly's wife & Paul Sciulo's parents.

Cpl. Norman Smith Remembered
Cpl. Norman Smith RememberedTDF Director, Mike De Paolis & TDF Web Developer Tony Landi at Dallas Police H.Q. to present Lt. Regina Smith, Dallas PD with a check for $5,000 to honor her husband's ultimate sacrifice.

P.O. Frank Russo Honored

P.O. Frank Russo HonoredTDF participants, Palatine, Illinois Dep. Chief Al Stoeckel, along with Officers, Chad Felde, Garth Martino & Stewart Seaholm present a check to the family of Schaumburg, Il P.O. Frank Russo

Dep. Sheriff Chad Mechels Remembered
Dep. Sheriff Chad Mechels RememberedSgt. Pete Jaros of the Minnehaha, SD Sheriff's Office and a TDF participant, presents a $5,000 check to Chad's widow, Jamie Mechels and her children. Also pictured is the president of the So. Dakota F.O.P. Lodge#1 Tom Lien.

TDF honors the ultimate sacrifice of Ptlm. Chad Spicer
TDF honors the ultimate sacrifice of Ptlm. Chad SpicerTDF Director Rob De Paolis presents a check for $5,000 to the parents of Georgetown, DE Patrolman Chad Spicer & Georgetown Police Chief William Topping.

Cpl. Mike Roberts Remembered
Cpl. Mike Roberts RememberedTDF Central Regional Coordinator Tom Roberts visited Tampa, Florida recently and presented a check for $5,000 on behalf of the TDF to Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor, to benefit the family of Cpl. Roberts and honor his ultimate sacrifice.

Trooper Joshua Miller Remembered
Trooper Joshua Miller Remembered

Robert De Paolis, TDF Director, presents a check for $5,000 to Lt. Dougalas of the Pennsylvania State Police to benefit the Josh Miller Memorial Fund in front of the Trooper Joshua Miller Memorial

TDF Honors hero, Det. Marc DiNardo

TDF Honors hero, Det. Marc DiNardoMike and Larry De Paolis present a check for $5,000 to the Jersey City Police Officers Benevolent Association President, Jerry DeCicco and Ex. Board Chairman Fred DiMase, to benefit Det. DiNardo's family.